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Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Philadelphia Due To Engine Issue

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A flight returned to Philadelphia International Airport for an emergency landing just minutes after takeoff Monday morning.

Airline officials say Republic Airlines flight 5927, operating as US Airways Express to Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in New Hampshire, returned to Philadelphia International Airport after reporting an engine issue.

The Embraer 175 landed safely, and all 75 passengers and crew of four aboard deplaned normally at the gate, according to airline officials.

Passengers were accommodated on another flight.

Airline officials say maintenance is still reviewing the issue.

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